Tag Archives: Traffic Law

Jail-term, fines hiked in Traffic Law amendment

We seek to protect public: MPs KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Five MPs Mubarak Al- Hajraf, Abdullah Fahad, Faraj Al-Arbeed, Usama Al-Shaheen and Al-Humaidi Al-Subaie have submitted a bill to amend some provisions of Law No. 76/1976 of the Traffic Law, giving it urgency, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the proposed …

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Kuwait keen on new traffic laws for reckless driving and prevention of road accidents

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah has stressed the importance of the National Assembly’s cooperation in issuing laws on reckless driving and preventing road accidents. The minister responded to questions raised in Tuesday’s parliamentary session on the number of injuries and deaths …

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Insurance cos worried over decision to activate Article 41 of Traffic Law

Federation wants meeting with Investigations Dept KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: A number of insurance companies expressed concern over the enforcement of the decision of Ministry of Interior to activate Article No. 41 of the Traffic Law which allows issuance of reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents, reports Al- Rai daily. …

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Fine for over speeding, red light crossing to be KD 200 – 3,000 number plates seized

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The extreme campaign adopted by General Traffic Department (GTD) against law violators will continue until safety and sanity return to the roads, reports Al-Shahed daily. GTD led Major General Fahad Al Shuwe’i vowed to be tough against grave violations committed by citizens and expatriates such as …

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Move unfair, not enough space to park cars – Some back removing number plates

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The recent decision by the General Traffic Department of the Ministry of Interior to confiscate the license plates of vehicles disrupting traffic flow has caused quite a stir among motorists since its enforcement. In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the issue, …

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Dune-buggies ban in cities begins on Wednesday – Push for bill on e-transferable records

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): The Interior Ministry warned Sunday it will revive decision 245/1983 of banning all four-wheel motorbikes inside residential areas, or major roads and highways, including coastal areas during a campaign that will start next Wednesday. The ministry’s Undersecretary Lieut-General Suleiman Al-Fahad called, in a press statement, …

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Traffic police to record encounters

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Three security sectors of the Ministry of Interior (the General Traffic, Rescue and Public Security departments) have begun on experimental basis recording of conversation between patrolmen and motorists when they are ordered to pull over, reports Al-Shahed daily. This is done with the help of advanced …

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Traffic rule of confiscating number plates challenged

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: Some activists have allegedly challenged the decision issued by the General Traffic Department to withdraw the car plate numbers of vehicles disrupting traffic flow in line with Article 42 of the traffic law, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added the activists have organized a campaign and …

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‘Decision to pull number plates of cars ill-planned’ – ‘Most motorists unaware, clueless’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: It seems that the General Traffic Department implemented the decision to confiscate number plates of cars parked wrongly in a haste – without conducting proper studies and consultations, in addition to lack of public awareness campaign, says an investigative report. Several of those who were affected …

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Crackdown on ‘wrong parking’ begins – Weapons, ‘bomb-making’ stuff found in Andalus & Riqqa raids

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: A total of 197 plate numbers were removed Sunday – the first day of implementing the decision to withdraw plate numbers of vehicles which obstruct traffic movement intentionally. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department in the Interior Ministry disclosed the …

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